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Olaf The Stout - HammerHeart Brewing Company

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Olaf The Stout
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BA SCORE
88
very good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
HammerHeart Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jera1350 on 11-02-2013)
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josephwa

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-27-2014 22:43:29 | More by josephwa
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bfirkin45

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-22-2014 20:59:41 | More by bfirkin45
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Hammerheart Olaf the Stout. Rye malt, oak-aged Imperial Stout, 9% ABV.

Solid blackness, with a lush dark tan head, lasting long and leaving lace. Beautiful.

Aroma: Has it all going on. Deep, dark, massive malt, flavors of char, molasses, espresso, chocolate, and peppery whispers.

Taste: Thick, rich, mouth-filled texture. Floods the mouth and tantalizes the tongue. All those flavors found in the nose unload on the palate. All manner of dark, rich flavors fall out, the chocolate, the toffee, all ending on a pleasant dry note. Great balance, perfect attenuation, with a lovely bittersweet finish. This has everything I want in a stout, imperial or otherwise. One righteous stout form Hammerheart. Mmm. I'll say it again: mm. Wait, one more: mmm, mm.

and here are the words from the brewery:

Named after the brutal Norwegian king who ended the Pagan-era in Norway, Olaf the Stout is a rye stout with distinct malt character, hopped with Cascade and aged in Oak. It's color is as black as Olaf's heart.

Serving type: on-tap

03-30-2014 00:32:45 | More by feloniousmonk
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-23-2013 05:44:05 | More by nmann08
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

12-23-2013 02:04:13 | More by Bunuelian
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

12-05-2013 02:51:52 | More by XmnwildX12
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morimech

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

11-26-2013 23:17:45 | More by morimech
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

11-14-2013 20:37:28 | More by millelacsmark
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Hopstout

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +21.7%

11-14-2013 19:15:31 | More by Hopstout
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jera1350

Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This was actually the bourbon barrel version although I wasn't getting much of the bourbon. The stout is a big beer, but never really feels heavy. Solid black with a short, but dense cap of dark brown foam. The flavor has lots of roasted coffee in it. There are also notes of chocolate and smoke mixed in. A very dry imperial stout. Not nearly as sweet as most for this style. A good beer nonetheless.

Serving type: on-tap

11-02-2013 17:20:15 | More by jera1350
Olaf The Stout from HammerHeart Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.